HCS OPEN EVENT DETAILS

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Since the beginning, live events and tournaments have been at the heart of competitive Halo. From late-night, living-room LAN parties to unforgettable championship events, there’s just something special about seeing the action unfold right in front of you surrounded by both fellow spectators – and fellow Spartans.

In August, we announced the initial details for the Halo Championship Series Fall 2016 Season. As a part of that information salvo, we revealed some exciting live events that will be joining the HCS Open Circuit schedule, and immediately fans and competitors were keen to hear more details on how they could get involved. Today, we’re excited to talk more about some of those details, so without further ado, let’s take a look at the format details for the HCS Orange County and HCS Las Vegas events.

HCS ORANGE COUNTY BY ESPORTS ARENA, OCT. 7-9

OPEN BRACKET

  • 64 team cap
  • Double Elimination
  • Best of 5
  • Seeded by HCS points
  • Top 4 qualify for Open Circuit Finals

PRO GROUPS

  • 2 GSL groups of 4
  • Groups made based on Pro League standings
  • Best of 5
  • Seeds championship bracket

CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKET

  • 16 teams
  • Double Elimination
  • (1-8 Pro teams, 9-16 Open teams)
  • Best of 5 -> Best of 7

HCS LAS VEGAS BY PGL (OPEN CIRCUIT FINALS), NOV. 18-20

OPEN BRACKET

  • Double Elimination
  • Best of 5
  • Seeded by HCS points
  • Top 4 teams go to Open Circuit Finals Bracket

OPEN CIRCUIT FINALS BRACKET

  • Top 4 teams from Orange County (Seeds 1-4)
  • Top 4 teams from Vegas Open Bracket (Seeds 5-8)
  • Double Elimination
  • Top 2 go to Relegation tournament at HCS Pro League Fall 2016 Finals

PRO GROUPS

  • 2 GSL groups of 4
  • Groups made by Pro League standings
  • Ties across groups are broken by Pro League standings
  • Best of 5
  • Seeds championship bracket

CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKET

  • 16 teams
  • Double Elimination
  • (1-8 Pro teams, 9-16 open teams)
  • Best of 5 -> Best of 7

Tickets for HCS Orange County are available now, so head here to secure your spot. Also, don’t forget – attending any official HCS events will nab you this sweet animated (and exclusive) emblem to showcase in Halo 5: Guardians (emblem to be delivered at a later date). See you in SoCal!

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